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Authors: T. Van Vaerenbergh, M. Fiers, P. Mechet, T. Spuesens, R. Kumar, G. Morthier, K.T Vandoorne, B. Schneider, B. Schrauwen, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman
Title: Self-pulsation and excitability mechanism in silicon-on-insulator microrings
Format: International Conference Presentation
Publication date: 11/2012
Journal/Conference/Book: 2012 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP)
Editor/Publisher: OSA, 
Volume(Issue): p.ATh4B.5
Location: Guangzhou, China
DOI: 10.1364/ACP.2012.ATh4B.5
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In this paper, we demonstrate excitability in a silicon-on-insulator microring.
Neglecting the fast light dynamics simplifies the calculation of the excitability onset. Excitable
microrings will be useful as a basic building block in all-optical neural networks.

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